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Jennifer Richeson Named Guggenheim Fellow

APS Fellow Jennifer Richeson has been selected as a 2015 Guggenheim fellow in recognition of her innovative research examining psychological phenomena related to cultural diversity. ... More>


Teachers More Likely to Label Black Students as Troublemakers

Two experimental studies show that teachers are likely to interpret students' misbehavior differently depending on the student’s race. ... More>


Weight Bias Impacts Our Perceptions of Competence

A new study finds that people give overweight individuals low ratings for competence, regardless of their qualifications or performance. ... More>


To Make Better Decisions, Pretend You’re Deciding for Someone Else


Need to Solve a Personal Problem? Try a Third-Person Perspective

Psychological scientists examine why we find it easier to solve others' problems than our own, and what we can do to eliminate this judgment bias. ... More>